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“Anyway, all of this made me realize something in way I never had before: No other sport has statistics that are so JUDGMENTAL as baseball. In other sports, we just kind of count things. That seems to be the point of sports stats, no? To count things. We count touchdowns, free throws, goals, catches. Some rely on a small bit of ruling — assists, blocked shots, tackles, sacks, these are not always entirely clear — but for the most part we count acts.
In baseball, the most statistical sport on earth, we don’t just count acts. We put our own morality and justice on the numbers. It’s actually quite ridiculous when you think about it.” [Posnanski/Joe Blogs]
“Tristan Thompson is in some ways...